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Poor Penny version :) No 3D printer ...:) This is my tribute to JerZ's Penny. This one is made with Polymorph, chopsticks,ice cream sticks, 2x 3,6V LiPo batteries … Read more
Driving around, avoid obstacles and edges. Will have some more functionality but that's still to be determined.
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UPDATE April 29, 2014: As for request of fello LMRians I've put those motors in the shopping section of Letsmakerobots: Micro Gear Motor UPDATE April 21 2014: Sadly … Read more
Walking, Navigating, Turning
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HI! So i just finished my first robot and i wanted thanx for a great site with lots of info and inspiration! As this is my robot and i haven´t really been working … Read more
Hello guys! From day 1 on LMR, I have been nothing less than INSPIRED. Read more
As seen in my blog post about Sticky, first attempt to build a quadrupod ended with a jump from the desk. Hopefully, I learned a lot and I was ready to launch the … Read more
Remote controlled telepresence rover
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RalphBot has been in progress for about 3 years now and has gone through several revisions as I have had time to work on him. He started out as a quadruped bot, but … Read more
A Hide-&-Go-Seek robot that will look for any person and then hides in the dark
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UPDATE: 28 Jan 2014 So Vexter is no more or he has been upgraded to point of minimal recognition. This is now Sherlock. He will amusing me and my kids in the … Read more
RC,Obstacle Avoidance,Line Following
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Update 1/3/24 Code and Videos added....Video on the headlights test and automatic obstacle avoidance test. Videos here : http://youtu.be/SZA4--jDd7U … Read more
Uses openCV to track and chase a coloured object
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Using openCV running on a completely underpowered laptop to identify and track an object. For this proof of concept, a blue ball is tracked. I send calculated … Read more
A couple functions:1) Remote Control 2) Autonomous avoidance 3) Autonomous object retrieval (hopefully)
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This is my Service Droid. Meet VADER,  the Very Advanced Droid Exploration Robot. Ok, I admit it, the name is a stretch but it was fun to come up with.  Everyone … Read more
right now all it does is avoid obstacles, but i hope to program it to have other functions.   Read more
Fetch a beacon, Follow Me (beacon), and obstacle avoidance
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Work in progress. I don't know if this will be 2 robots or one yet. My wife got me an OWI Robotic Arm kit and a DFRobot 4wd Chassis for christmas. I picked up … Read more
My first robot. I'm planning to make a Mars Rover.
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This i my first try at robotics. I have earlier made some creations with Lego Mindstorms, but just started with electronics and Arduino. So far the robot can be … Read more
Opensource platform for making creative robot
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Nice to meet you. I'm a hobbyist from Japan. At first, I feel LMR is an awesome community ! There are a lot of unique and creative robots. All of your works are … Read more
Follows light and avoids obstacles
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Oh,I thought a lot for the name of this bot,finally decided to name it CLIMBEX. Climex is a kind of beetle, and since it can climb small obstacles, I gave it this … Read more

OB1

Introduction: OB1 is a Service Droid I bought for experimenting with at home. I am not a professional programmer so I want to experiment more with relatively … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, freak the hell out of real dogs
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Edit: 2 Dec. 2013-New photo of external USB access added. Read more
Similar to the Pololu 3-servo hexapod, except I made my own PCB, built my own IR sensor system, and wrote my own code including hardware Timer1/interrupt assisted … Read more
Walks using 3 servos, makes sounds depending on its environment
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So, now that I've built a couple of bots, I thought I'd try making one of those Bottlebots that they have on TV, you know on that program where they fight? What's … Read more
Autonomous Drive, Line/ Maze Follow, Drawing, Mapping, RC Drive
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Hey hey! Just as great as the Original Tadpole, but with 100% more wood! I was shopping on the ol' eBay's and came across some 3mm birch plywood, usually used in … Read more
The Garden's fountain for the dogs based on Arduino.
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Dog Fountain The Garden's fountain for the dogs based on Arduino Introduction The project started with 2 dogs in a garden and bowls always empty or fill with … Read more
Just walks forward for now, but plan is that he'll avoid obstacles, and perform entertaining routines.
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This is very much in progress. I'm building on what I learnt from Duckling to design a more refined "rocking-style" biped. 2013-11-17 Construction is pretty much … Read more
Draw, Dance, and Play Music
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This is a smart doodle robot built from a kit purchased from "Hobby King." It is for our ES100: Engineering Design Project class at Montgomery College. Right now, … Read more
This Robot is controlled using Arduino...I have used 433Mhz RF modules so that the Arduinos can communicate wirelessly...the robot uses differential drive in order … Read more
Hoping it can navigate without damaging itself or my cat
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StartingPointBot is my first foray into Arduino fun. A SainSmart 4wd base, Arduino Mega, sweep and pan for ultrasonic sensor, IR motion sensor and an IR controller … Read more
Walk around my desk being cute
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Update 22/09/2013 I have posted the main walking gait code on my blog. http://www.bajdi.com/bob-the-biped/ Hope it can help some people make a smooth walking Bob … Read more
6DOF motion control platform
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This is an update to my previous Stewart Platforms. This is one of the first I truly feel is "done enough" - there are no outstanding technical issues that bug … Read more
       Hello LMR, this is Penny the 3 servo hexapod. Penny is not just a very cheap way to build a hexapod but a very cheap way to build a robot, period. I … Read more